More than 150 creative craft persons from throughout Michigan, Illinois, Indiana and Ohio will travel to Saline this week for the Moonlight Craft Show, wich takes place from 5-11 p.m., Friday, Dec. 7, at Saline Middle School, 7190 N. Maple Road.
Vendors will offer decorative painting, stoneware, rugs, birdhouses, holiday decor, ceramics, calligraphy and clothing. All of these products are designed, made and displayed by the individual crafters.. Artists will be present and available to customize and personalize their works. Christmas greens are also available.
Peggy Ernst of Saline visits the December show with great anticipation of the holidays.
“I love it. I wouldn’t miss it. I find the best gifts plus it puts me in the mood for the holiday spirit, especially when you share it with friends," said Ernst, who has attended the show since its inception in 2004. "And I can leave work, begin shopping and have an entire evening of entertainment.”
This show’s format for 2012 includes activites for all ages including a Holiday Tea, cookie walk, and gingerbread house.display. The show also includes workshops on holiday food preparation and gingerbread decorating workshop.
All of these are free with craft show admission except the holiday tea, which will requires advance reservations.
Throughout the show, students and athletes of Saline Area Schools will be present at a concession stand, bake sale and other activities. This school activity will serve as a money making activity for the organizations of Saline Area Schools to promote citizenship and leadership at their school.
Admission is $2. Saline Middle School has plenty of free parking. Due to crowded conditions, organizers ask that people do not bring strollers to the event.
Check www.salineshows.com for details.